Double-Digit Growth in Cargo Figures for the Port of Philadelphia

The Port of Philadelphia has experienced four consecutive years of double-digit growth in cargo figures. Based on the figures from the first three months of 2014, it looks like we’ll be making this the fifth year of substantial growth in our sector.   Charles G. Kopp, Esq., the chairman of the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority,…

The Port of Philadelphia and the Revitalization of Our Community

Governor Tom Corbett is doing some amazing things for our city, Philadelphia, PA. He was to be awarded the prestigious “Spirit of the Port” award at the postponed annual luncheon hosted by the Seamen’s Church Institute at the Sheet Metal Workers Union Hall.   The accolades come on the heels of a deal struck in…

Philadelphia’s Chilean State of Mind

When you think of Philadelphia, do you think of Chile?   Believe it or not, the City of Brotherly Love and the South American country have a close and beneficial relationship. Luis Mayol Bouchon, the Chilean Minister of Agriculture, was recently in town. Philadelphia and Chile have bonded over fruit. Yes, fruit. You see, Philadelphia…